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Old 04-08-2011, 08:03 AM   #1
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2012 engine?

Forgive me for such a basic question. But what engine does the 2012 Focus have in it? I know the 2.0L. But what version? I'm a former import guy and know NOTHING of the engine in my new purchase.


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What would you like to know specifically? A few general facts... it's an aluminum 2.0 liter, inline 4-cylinder, direct injection, duratec engine with twin independent variable cam timing. It pushes 160 horsepower @ 6500 rpm and 146 ft-lb of torque @ 4450 rpm. Most of this is fairly common technology used for maximum fuel economy (weight savings and efficiency). It also has a timing chain instead of a timing belt, which is always a big plus in long-term maintenance.
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That's perfect! One other curiosity is if this Duratec has the cast-iron cylinder wall inserts.

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That's perfect! One other curiosity is if this Duratec has the cast-iron cylinder wall inserts.

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Not sure. Ford's website is pretty general and simply mentions the aluminum engine block and aluminum cylinder heads. Maybe the owners manual gets into further detail.
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